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Church of St Saviour

A Grade I Listed Building in Foremark, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8348 / 52°50'5"N

Longitude: -1.512 / 1°30'43"W

OS Eastings: 432975

OS Northings: 326472

OS Grid: SK329264

Mapcode National: GBR 6FZ.8KZ

Mapcode Global: WHCG7.R06M

Entry Name: Church of St Saviour

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82726

Location: Foremark, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Foremark

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Foremark St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 32 NW
3/43 (South Side)
19.1.67 Church of St Saviour


Parish church. 1662. Sandstone ashlar, roofs hidden behind
battlemented parapets. West tower, nave and chancel. Moulded
plinth. C19 brick vestry on the south side of the tower not of
special interest. West tower has diagonal buttress with four
set-offs. West face has a doorway with moulded four-centred
arch and hoodmould. Double doors. 2-light window above with
shallow pointed arch and cusped lights. Moulded hoodmould.
2-light bell-openings in each direction, plain four-centred
arched lights within a broad four-centred arch. The nave and
chancel have two-bay symmetrical elevations to north and south,
each with a central gableted buttress and diagonal buttresses
with two set-offs. Two four-centred arched windows of five
cusped pointed lights. Hoodmoulds with square stops. The two
elevations are similar, but the south elevation also has a four-
centred arched priests doorway with plank door. The east
elevation has a similar 5-light window, and above it; a cartouche
with coat of arms and two small figures, set in strapwork
decoration. Interior: round-arched tower arch with moulded
imposts. Double purlin roof with cambered tie beams on moulded
corbels. C17 box pews and three decker pulpit. Handsome C17
screen of two round-arched divisions either side of a tripartite
entrance with a large steep pediment above, enclosing a panel of
C17 stained glass. Circular font with deep cauldron shaped bowl
on a circular stem. C17 wooden cover. Wrought iron communion
rails of c1710 by Robert Bakewell. Three lozenge shaped
hatchments and one square hatchment. Monuments: Plain C17
tablets on either side of the east window. Also C19 painted
biblical texts and the creed.

Listing NGR: SK3297826470

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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